Updates – Earnings

The earnings apocalypse has not yet materialized

October 18th, 2022|

Bob PisaniCNBCOctober 17,2022 The first crop of earnings reports was a disappointment, but most of the early bank reports on Friday were decent, and Bank of America also reported earnings above expectations Monday morning. Thirty- five companies have reported third-quarter earnings so far. Of that group, 68.5% have beaten estimates, lower than the prior four-quarter


October 12th, 2022|

John Butters Factset October 10, 2022 As of today, the S&P 500 is expected to report (year over-year) earnings growth of 2.4% for the third quarter, which would be the lowest earnings growth reported by the index since Q3 2020. Given that most S&P 500 companies report actual earnings above estimates, what is the likelihood

S&P 500 Earnings During Recessions

September 13th, 2022|

Published 09/13/22 Source: Bloomberg by Gina Martin Adams and Gillian Wolff Recent recession experiences have led most to believe that S&P 500 earnings are likely to get crushed in response to higher interest rates, but an examination of longer-term history shows earnings declines vary extensively. Without clear economic excesses to be resolved, the consensus for

US Corporate Profits Soar, Taking Margins to Widest Since 1950

August 25th, 2022|

Thursday, August 25, 2022 08:42 AM Source: Bloomberg By Reade Pickert A measure of US profit margins has reached its widest since 1950, suggesting that the prices charged by businesses are outpacing their increased costs for production and labor. After-tax profits as a share of gross value added for non-financial corporations, a measure of aggregate

US Labor Market Shows No Signs of an Imminent Recession

July 7th, 2022|

Thursday, July 7, 2022 03:00 AM Source: Bloomberg, Coner Sen Checking in on the health of the economy used to mean a quick glance at a handful of indicators: unemployment and inflation rates, a couple quarters of gross domestic product growth, housing market sales, maybe the recent performance of the stock market. That approach isn’t as

Top Wall Street analysts are getting bullish on these stocks for the long run

May 2nd, 2022|

CNBC PUBLISHED SUN, MAY 1 2022 9:11 AM EDT Swati Goyal, Tipranks.com Earnings season can bring heightened volatility to the markets, and this time it’s showing no sign of slowing down. In tumultuous times like these, short-term bets can be dangerous. Instead, investors may better withstand the turbulence by taking a long-term perspective. Some of Wall

Analysts are mostly confident Amazon can work through inflationary pressures, JPMorgan says ‘buy the pullback’

May 2nd, 2022|

CNBC PUBLISHED FRI, APR 29 202210:22 AM EDT Sarah [email protected]_SARAHMIN Wall Street analysts haven’t lost faith in Amazon even after the e-commerce giant’s mixed quarterly report. Amazon shares dropped nearly 12% on Friday after the company signaled rising inflation will hurt sales amid growing exposure to macro pressures from the Russia invasion in Ukraine. Amazon also recorded

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